What are the best apps for stage managers?

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    #1Stage Manager

    Stage Manager

    Stage Manager is the perfect app for producers. You can plan your next event, concert or show easily and quickly from your mobile phone. The app allows you save shows in order to use again. 




    Kyle Ward
    Written on July 12, 2018
    "Stage Manager is a must have app for any producer. Tracking times, cast and crew becomes simplified leaving you to focus on unforseen problems."
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    StageHand is a useful app for lighting staff and stage assemblers. It is available for Android devices. The app includes a color calculator, reference materials and much more. 




    Paul Cox
    Written on November 16, 2017
    "Great app. Only thing I feel it needs to be complete is some reference material for dipswitch settings for popular stand-alone LED lights for setting colors, strobes.. The Watts2Amps Calc would be better for people in the UK if you could include 240V as as choice for Voltage (the standard here in the UK)....I can get a close approximation using 220V but 240V would be more precise. It would also be great if you could allow user to enter number of fixtures at that Wattage so the total wattage being drawn by, say 4 fixtures @ 650W was displayed (the number of fixtures could default to 1 but allows users to change to any number). Thanks again."
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    This simple, light-weight and free flashlight app automatically turns off the light when you place the phone in your pocket or when you close the lid. It also has a lot of widgets, app theme styles and colors.




    Charles Nguyen
    Written on November 21, 2017
    "Yeah, alright. This is a good app for me, the stage manager. Theaters are dark! Since humans haven't evolved to the point of night vision, i need a flashlight. This is a flashlight. It lets me see in the dark theaters. I'll need other apps as well, but this is a help."
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    Evernote is an app that allows users to create all kinds of notes and keep all their ideas organized and collected in the same spot. The app also offers a lot of tools to share ideas and even create agendas for their teammates.   


    Web, Android, iOS, Mac, Windows

    Free- Varies by plan

    Michael Stephens
    Written on July 20, 2018
    "This app helps me sort out everything and keep organized. I don't think I'd be able to find my head with all that I have going on without this app. It has so many tools, and once you learn what they all do, you can become a wizard of organizing your life and getting things done. I can share my notes with the people I work with too, so I don't have to find them and talk to them, and they can know what to do and what my thought process is easier. It has saved me so many times."
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    #5Plug Finder

    Plug Finder

    Plug Finder is a useful app helps you refresh your memory with all connections and plug. The app has more than 50 different connections. It shows you photos and a little description of each connection. 




    Joshua Castro
    Written on November 26, 2017
    "Anyone who is too old or starting to become outdated with all the new technology, this is a must need. It tells you anything you need to know and helps you out with things you might not ever know without it."
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    Dropbox is a cloud-based file hosting service for personal or business use, available on computers and mobile devices. Easily store all your data in a safe and secure location that sync across all your devices or can be shared with friends or co-workers for collaborative work.


    Windows, Mac, Android, iOS

    Varies by plan

    Vincent Porter
    Written on November 26, 2017
    "Dropbox is a great too for storing files, organizing and sharing with others. Easy to use and it syncs right up with Windows File Explorer, so everything is drag and drop. A great way to share scripts, notes and other communications. "


Best What are the best apps for stage managers
1Stage ManagerApps 9 Free
2StageHandApps 8 Free
3Flashlight Apps 6 Free
4EvernoteApps 4 Free
5Plug FinderApps 3 Free
6DropboxApps 3 Free

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